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Unearthing a 1930s time capsule in Pacific Palisades

The house was designed by Santa Monica architect John Byers, who was known for his use of the Spanish Colonial Revival style.
(Simon Berlyn)

A wrought-iron window covering and a decorative front door provide clues to the types of original details contained within this Spanish-style house in Pacific Palisades. Custom-built in 1936, the well-maintained two-story home features a wooden vaulted ceiling living room with ornate stair railings and Spanish-tile risers.

Address: 14920 Ramos Place, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Price: $6.895 million


Built: 1936

Lot size: 18,012 square feet

House size: 4,374 square feet, six bedrooms, five bathrooms

Features: Dining room, butler’s pantry, den and living room fireplaces, bar, breakfast area, swimming pool, rear yard, two bungalows, two-car garage


About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90272 ZIP Code in January was $4.035 million based on 26 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 45% increase compared with the same month the previous year.

Agent: Barbara Boyle, Sotheby’s International Realty, (310) 255-5403

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